Things you never want your readers to see was down for a good chunk of the day yesterday for some weird billing mixup. It was resolved fairly quickly, except HostGator somehow mixed our most recent backup with the site we had a year ago, and all these files conflicted so the site was broken for 6 more... [Read More]

Journalism as Massively Multiplayer Online Game

There’s a whole lot wrong with the idea of news as a video game, but there’s probably a whole lot more right at this point. Patrick Smith does a smart summary of some key concepts, including people will pay for interaction, new as gaming and reader rewards. It’s all stuff... [Read More]

Organic path creation

I’ve been working on a (secret-ish!) side project recently that hopes to index a lot of profiles, and allow people to browse through and compare those profiles as convenient. [Read More]